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The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

Gillian Doyle, Philip Schlesinger, Raymond Boyle, and Lisa Kelly

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698233
eISBN:
9781474416122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698233.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A unique The Rise and Fall of the UK Film Council provides a unique study of the making of film policy in the UK set in its political, economic and international contexts. The UK Film Council was ... More

Rising Sun, Divided LandJapanese and South Korean Filmmakers

Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers

Kate Taylor-Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165853
eISBN:
9780231850445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165853.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a comprehensive, scholarly examination of the historical background, films, and careers of selected Korean and Japanese film directors. It examines eight directors: Fukasaku Kinji, ... More

Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

John Orr

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the neglected relationship between romanticism and modernism in British cinema from 1929 to the present day. Encompassing a broad selection of films, filmmakers and debates, it ... More

Sapphism on ScreenLesbian Desire in French and Francophone Cinema

Sapphism on Screen: Lesbian Desire in French and Francophone Cinema

Lucille Cairns

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621651
eISBN:
9780748651108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621651.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book sets out to investigate and theorise mediations of lesbian desire in a substantial corpus of films (spanning the period 1936–2002) by male and female directors working in France and also in ... More

Saul BassAnatomy of Film Design

Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design

Jan-Christopher Horak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147185
eISBN:
9780813154787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147185.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Saul Bass defined an era. He designed movie posters, studio publicity, credit sequences for films, and corporate logos from the 1940s to the 1990s, and he was an Academy Award–winning filmmaker. As a ... More

Scenes from the SuburbsThe Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Scenes from the Suburbs: The Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Timotheus Vermeulen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748691661
eISBN:
9781474400909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691661.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Suburbia. Say the word and a stream of images pass before your eyes: white picket fence, neatly mowed lawns, winding roads nicely lined with trees, pastel tinted bungalows, bored housewives, ... More

Science Fiction CinemaBetween Fantasy and Reality

Science Fiction Cinema: Between Fantasy and Reality

Christine Cornea

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624652
eISBN:
9780748671106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624652.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study offers a broad historical and theoretical reassessment of the science fiction film genre. The book explores the development of science fiction in cinema from its beginnings in early film ... More

Science Fiction Double FeatureThe Science Fiction Film as Cult Text

Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult Text

J. P. Telotte and Gerald Duchovnay (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381830
eISBN:
9781781382363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381830.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Critical discussion of cult cinema has often noted its tendency to straddle or ignore boundaries, to pull together different sets of conventions, narrative formulas, or character types for the almost ... More

Scotland: Global CinemaGenres, Modes and Identities

Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

David Martin-Jones

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book focuses exclusively on the unprecedented explosion of filmmaking in Scotland in the 1990s and 2000s. It explores the various cinematic fantasies of Scotland created by contemporary ... More

Screening TortureMedia Representations of State Terror and Political Domination

Screening Torture: Media Representations of State Terror and Political Domination

Fabiola Fernandez Salek (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153591
eISBN:
9780231526975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153591.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Before 9/11, films addressing torture outside of the horror/slasher genre depicted the practice in a variety of forms. In most cases, torture was cast as the act of a desperate and depraved ... More

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